Senior Hydrologist

Water & Utilities
  • UK, East of England, Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £40,000 to £60,000 per year
My client is an Environmental Consultancy and they are looking for a Senior Hydrologist to join the team in Hemel Hempstead. This is a full-time, permanent position. To support and strengthen the team in hydrology including undertaking Flood Risk Assessments, concept and detail drainage designs, Environmental...

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Job description

My client is an Environmental Consultancy and they are looking for a Senior Hydrologist to join the team in Hemel Hempstead. This is a full-time, permanent position.  

To support and strengthen the team in hydrology including undertaking Flood Risk Assessments, concept and detail drainage designs, Environmental Impact Assessment chapters on hydrology and sustainable engineering solutions to provide water quality improvements.  

 

Responsibilities include:  

- Development of Flood Risk Assessment, EIA and outline drainage assessment reports.  

- Understand role within hydrology team including budgets and timescales available for undertaking required works.  

- To support with incoming enquiries, tenders, details and projects in accordance with LDE QA procedures.  

- Maintain and develop technical capability through Continuing Professional Development (CPD), including mentoring and guiding junior staff.  

- Financial management of costs on hydrology projects are managed within agreed fee budgets.  

- Keep up to date with changes in legislation, best practice and relevant polices  

- Understand the required programme, co-ordination, communication and LDE involvement within project to ensure satisfactory delivery of a project.  

- Maintain and develop technical or management capability through CPD, attending internal and external seminars regularly.  

- Attend training seminars when relevant and present key points to colleagues.  

- Undertake calculations and designs using an efficient and rationalised process to the latest design standards.  

- Assist in the issue of project documents (email, extra-net and postal).  

- Be aware of project deadlines and allocated time to work items.  

- Senior staff should use their experience to advise and mentor more junior members of the team.

Requirements

- Member or working towards membership of relevant Institute (CIWEM)  

- Ability to organise and prioritise work effectively.  

- Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.  

- Ability to communicate effectively with the design team and external clients, both verbally and in writing.  

 

Experienced in use of:  

- Microsoft products including Excel, Word and Power Point.  

- FEH, WINFAP FEH, Flood modeller, HEC-RAS and other flood modelling software  

- AutoCAD and WinDES  

- Awareness of ground modelling software such as PDS  

- Competent in the use of Excel, Word and Power Point.  

- Effective communication skills.

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